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Police: Darien couple, 7-year-old girl died from murder-suicide

Officers responded to a call of shots fired just before 1 a.m. June 10 in the 7500 block of Farmingdale andfound the bodiesof Olasunkanmi Esho, his wife Bourk Esho and their 7-year-old daughter Olivia Esho inside a home, according to police and the DuPage County Coroner's Office.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-06-19 04:13:11

Accused Murderer Of Skokie Student Takes The Stand In Own Defense

SKOKIE, IL — A man accused of murder for setting up a deadly drug deal testified in his own defense Monday. Dzevad Avdic, 23, took the stand on the final day of testimony his trial for the murder of Max Gadau, 17, and the non-fatal shooting of another Niles North High School student.

PATCH - 2018-06-19 01:58:08

Man Caught Masturbating In Car In Westmont: Cops

WESTMONT, IL — Police are looking for a man who was spotted masturbating in a car in Westmont Wednesday. The incident took place in the 100 block of W. 63rd St., according to police.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 22:21:06

Why do we often get northeast winds even though the jet stream blows from the west?

A more general statement of your question is, “Why does the wind that I experience not always blow from the same direction as jet-stream winds?” Jet streams are relatively narrow air currents blowing often at speeds of 70-120 mph (or stronger), usually from a westerly (west, northwest or southwest)

WGNTV.COM - 2018-06-18 22:24:35

Police Search For Suspect In Fatal Hit-And-Run

CHICAGO (CBS) —Police are looking for a suspect they say is involved in a hit-and-run incident that killed a nine-year-old boy.Police released surveillance video showing a clip of a car that witnesses described hitting a 29-year-old mother and her two children before fleeing the scene.Surveillance v

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-18 18:15:38

Sentence coming for gunman in 2014 slaying of Bensenville shop clerk

Stephan Russell could be 70 years old when he takes his next breath as a free man.It's also possible Russell, 25, never again will see the sun outside prison.

DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-18 20:03:00

Chicago July 4th Fireworks, Music, Cruises and More: 2018 Guide

CHICAGO, IL — Summer is already chugging along, and that means Fourth of July celebrations are right around the corner. Here's what Chicago has planned for Independence Day this year.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 20:11:44

Arlington Heights Police Alert Public To Ransom Letter Scam | Journal & Topics Media Group

According to police, the letters, dated from Dec. 6, 2017 through June 1, 2018, have been mailed through the United States Postal Service and contain specific instructions on where to send money via a Bitcoin receiving address (public key).

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-06-18 14:50:30

Man Killed In Fiery Car Crash In Glendale Heights: Police

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash halted traffic between Glen Ellyn and Bloomindale Roads until nearly 8 a.m., police say, as investigative crews worked to reconstruct the accident.


2 Dead, 10 Wounded Friday in Chicago-Area Shootings

In the last nonfatal shooting Friday, two men were wounded in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. A 28-year-old was arguing with three other males about 10:50 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue, according to police. One of the males pulled out a gun and shot the man several tim


Fatal crash closes EB North Avenue in Glendale Heights

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. (WLS) --A deadly overnight crash closed eastbound North Avenue in west suburban Glendale Heights during the busy Friday morning commute.One person died and another was seriously injured in the two-vehicle collision, which police said occurred just after 2:10 a.m. near North Av


Person Threatening To Jump Closes NB Route 83 At 31st

OAK BROOK, IL — Northbound Route 83 was backed up from Ogden Avenue to 31st Street Friday morning due to law enforcement trying to help a person threatening to jump at 31st. WLS reported the traffic backup later extended to 55th Street. A Facebook user reported via WLS' page that they had been sitti


Towing Company Owner Tried To Kill Employee After Quitting: Cops

PARK RIDGE, IL — A towing company owner is accused of trying to kill an employee after he allegedly fired a gun at an employee Tuesday during an argument outside a Park Ridge shopping center, police said. Around 8:30 a.m., police got a call about a disturbance at a parking lot in the 2600 block of E


Chicago police shoot man on Southeast Side

When SWAT members entered the garage around 2am on Saturday, police say the man pointed a weapon at them. Officers opened-fire, and hit him in the stomach.


Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

Brookfield Zoo(BROOKFIELD, Ill.) -- Two endangered Amur leopard cubs have been born at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.The 8-week-old male cubs are "thriving," Amy Roberts, the Brookfield Zoo's senior curator of mammals, told ABC News.As they've grown, the cubs' caregivers have been able to tell them


Palatine July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

PALATINE, IL- July 4th is quickly approaching, which means it's time to fire up that barbecue, stock up on sparklers, and find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on near you this Independence Day. We gathered up all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in and


Mount Prospect man charged in fatal Wisconsin vehicle accident

Eric Labahn, 21, was in Three Lakes, Wisconsin, around 2 a.m. June 10 when he was involved in a single-vehicle accident resulting in the death of 23-year-old McHenry resident Austin Lockwood, according to the criminal complaint.


Officers help rescue woman from bridge along Route 83

CIT officers spoke with the woman for more than an hour. She eventually came away from the railing willingly, back to safety, with help from Oak Brook police.


Towing Company Owner Charged With Trying to Kill Employee

David Jilwaya, 44, was arguing with a 21-year-old employee about 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the Landings Shopping Center at 2606 E. Dempster St. in Park Ridge, according to police in the northwest suburb.


Police searching for man who escaped custody in Elmhurst

ELMHURST, Ill. — Police in the western suburbs are searching for a man who escaped from police.A man escaped police custody around 7 p.m. Wednesday around North and Larch avenues.Police said the suspect is a Hispanic male about 5-foot-8 wearing a yellow T-shirt and red pants.Police also said the sus